Botanical Name: Anthriscus sylvestris Golden Fleece
Common Name: Golden Cow Parsley
Category: Hardy Perennial
Seed Count: 30
Anthriscus sylvestris Golden Fleece – Shining golden mounds of ferny foliage emerge in spring. Sprays of ‘Queen Anne’s Lace’ like flowers are held on strong, wiry stems above the foliage in late spring summer. In mild regions will remain evergreen and ever gold. Both foliage and flowers make great cut flowers. Enjoys full sun to light shade in humus rich well drained soil. This hardy perennial will self seed freely if spent flower heads are left. Wonderful contrast plant. 90cm x 60cm.
Anthriscus seed can be sown at any time. Sow seed into good quality compost or seed raising mix. Cover with river sand or compost to seeds own depth. If sown directly into ground seed may not germinate until it dormancy is broken by a period of chilling. (Winter). Moist seed tray can be placed in fridge at 4 degrees C in a plastic bag for 4 weeks then kept at on gentle heat of 15-20 degrees C. Germination may take 8 to 10 weeks. Transplant seedlings directly into garden as they have a long tap root which can be damaged when transplanted.